International Journal of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery

Volume 8, Issue 3, May 2022

  • Pattern of Truncus Arteriosus in Obafemi Awolowo University Teaching Hospitals Complex, Ile-Ife, South West Nigeria

    Olukemi Bamigboye-Taiwo, John Akintunde Okeniyi, Babajide Samson Adeyefa, Olugbenga Olalekan Ojo, Uvie Ufuoma Onakpoya, Joel Oghenevware Eyekpegha, Abayomi Oguns

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 3, May 2022
    Pages: 24-28
    Received: 29 March 2022
    Accepted: 25 April 2022
    Published: 24 May 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ijcts.20220803.11
    Abstract: Background: Truncus arteriosus (TA) is a rare complex cyanotic congenital heart disease (CCHD) with significant morbidity and mortality. There are few reports on the pattern of TA in Nigeria. Objectives: To determine the pattern of TA in patients at the Obafemi Awolowo University Teaching Hospitals Complex, Ile-Ife, Nigeria. Methods: A three-year r... Show More
  • Perceval Sutureless Valve - A Limbo Concept or a Future Trial

    Ajeet Bana, Saurabh Jaiswal, Vimalkant Yadav, Mukta Tiwari, Anuj Sangal

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 3, May 2022
    Pages: 29-34
    Received: 14 May 2022
    Accepted: 30 May 2022
    Published: 9 June 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ijcts.20220803.12
    Abstract: Aortic stenosis has traditionally been addressed with surgical aortic valve replacement with a stented prosthesis. Several technologies have emerged as an alternative treatment method for aortic valve disease. Among them, Perceval Sutureless valve has been used in clinical practice for more than a decade. The aim of this study was to evaluate the r... Show More
  • Epidemiological and Clinical Characteristic of Road Traffic Crashes Related Thoracic Traumas in Rural Area: A 3-year Observational Study

    Hari Wahyu Patrihady, Maz Isa Ansyori

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 3, May 2022
    Pages: 35-38
    Received: 23 March 2022
    Accepted: 12 April 2022
    Published: 21 June 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ijcts.20220803.13
    Abstract: Background: Thoracic trauma is one of the major causes of morbidity and mortality in both depeloved and developing countries. Thoracic trauma can become a life-threatening condition if the treatment doesn’t immediate and appropriate. This study aimed to review and analyzed the demographic and clinical characteristic of road traffic crashes related ... Show More